SELIGER (Tver region), 6 Feb - RIA Novosti/Prime. Russian organizations do not change their plans for creating a shelf, despite the punishment of the West, said the Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak at the forum " the Arctic Expedition ".
"Given the punishment is difficulties and difficulties in creating shelf. Anyway, we as a Ministry not refuse and organizations that took on his own shoulders obligations, also not refuse, will attract other equipment, will be to make maximum effort in the shortest possible time to provide a manufacturing facility in the Russian Federation ", - said the Minister.
"There are already a substitution, have already adopted the program, working With other partners, and among them from the Asia-Pacific region," said Novak.
After the annexation of Crimea to Russia, the West launched the sanctions campaign about Russia. Punitive measures against the oil and gas sector relates to financial constraints and supply of equipment. Financial penalties limited companies access to Western capital markets. Technological limits touched supply items and services, as well as technology initiatives for exploration and production in deepwater offshore, in the Arctic seas and projects for shale oil.
Western countries Since March has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices began in December limits, when the head of the U.S. announced an economic blockade of the Crimea, and in the sanctions List included a number of famous figures from the Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.
The list of Russian Citizens and organizations, first fell under the sentence, the material of the Fins news